Paris Police responded to a welfare concern in the 2600 block of N Main St at 9:46 A.M. on October 28, 2020. The caller stated that a man had been sitting in a vehicle for several hours and was slumped over in the drivers seat. Officers located and checked the person and found that he was not sick or injured. During the investigation, officers located methamphetamine in the vehicle. Mark Hayden Murdoch, 56, of Idabel, Oklahoma, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. He was also found to possess numerous credit cards and checks that were in other people’s names. He was additionally charged with fraud by possessing more than 5 items of identifying information. He was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 65 calls for service and arrested 2 person on October 28, 2020.